Navigating Work & Life as Women

RAFT Team, March 23, 2022

In honor of Women's History Month, the women of RAFT share their career and life experiences--advice, strengths, and lessons learned.

Episode Time Codes

00:00 Intro
00:40 Anneka introduces the topic in celebration of Women's History Month
01:00 Q1: One lesson or piece of advice we've learned from another woman?
01:10 Nicole: Take care of the people you work with
02:45 Discussion
04:25 Anneka: There is no need to feel self-conscious about emotive communication
06:09 Discussion
09:55 Q2: One thing you wish you could tell your younger self as a woman navigating her career?
10:14 Esteniolla: You are under no obligation to stay at a job.
14:04 Discussion
15:20 Mariam: It's okay if you can't always separate your personal and work-life
16:25 Discussion
18:45 Nicole: Find other women that you enjoy working with and who can help you get your foot in the door
20:25 Nicole: Not all women will connect with you, but you can still learn from them
22:40 Nicole: A job is a job.
23:16 Discussion
25:40 Q3: One strength you bring to the workforce as a woman? How did you develop it?
26:00 Esteniolla: I'm not apologetic about who I am (beliefs, work style, communication, etc) and I am always in a state of growth.
29:22 Discussion
33:25 Mariam: I am okay with letting go of expectations of myself
35:25 Discussion
39:45 Anneka: I am a really mindful listener
40:50 Discussion
42:35 Closing
43:20 Outro